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Species Pyroderces albistrigella - Hodges#1514

Striped long skinny rust moth with red eyes - Pyroderces albistrigella Pyroderces albistrigella  - Pyroderces albistrigella Pyroderces albistrigella Pyroderces albistrigella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Cosmopteriginae
Genus Pyroderces
Species albistrigella (Pyroderces albistrigella - Hodges#1514)
Hodges Number
1514
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyroderces albistrigella (Möschler, 1890)
Batrachedra albistrigella Moschler 1890
Numbers
There are three named species of the genus Pyroderces in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 15 mm. (1)
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include the Gulf Coast, Florida(2) to Texas; West Indies. (3)
Holotype labeled "Porto Rico"
Season
Heppner (2003) reported May to October, December. (3)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed the host as unknown. (3)
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1978. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1. E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 48; pl. 3.34. (4)
Moschler, H.B. 1890. Die Lepidopteren-Fauna der Insel Portorico. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 15: 345, 354.